On the river a short distance south is the site of the Bristol Iron Works, which were projected by John King and Company of Bristol, England, and established in 1721 by John Tayloe, John Lomax and associates. The works, which were on the Foxhall's Mill property owned in 1670 by Major Underwood, were in operation in 1729 and later.
Geographic Location: Westmoreland County
Physical Description of Location: 300-478 Kings Highway (Virginia 3), at junction with Claymont Road, Colonial Beach, VA 22443.
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